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Giardini & Giardini Biennale

From: Venice Waterbus Stops

Giardini and its neighboring piers at Giardini Biennale are located next to Venice's Public Gardens and Biennale exhibition grounds, about a 15-minute walk east along the waterfront fromthe Piazza San Marco.

Giardini ACTV stop

During Venice's Biennale art expo (which takes place from spring through fall in odd-numbered years), the station can be busy. At other times, it's just a sleepy local stop used by park visitors and residents of nearby neighborhoods in Venice's Castello district.

The station is served by:

Look for your route number on the boat platforms and water buses before boarding, since the station has multiple pontili or pontoons.

Note: This station does not have a working ticket booth or vending machine (the existing ticket booth has been closed for several years), so here's what to do if you need to board a water bus without a valid ACTV ticket or Tourist Travel Card.

Back to: Index of Venice ACTV and Alilaguna waterbus stops

Also see:
Introduction to ACTV & Alilaguna boat stops
Types of Venice waterbus stations
What to do if you don't have a ticket

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Durant Imboden photo.Durant Imboden has written about Venice, Italy since 1996. He covered Venice and European travel at for 4-1/2 years before launching Europe for Visitors (including Venice for Visitors) with Cheryl Imboden in 2001.

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